New Girl Ups Damon Wayans Jr. to Series Regular

New Girl Damon Wayans Jr.Damon Wayans, Jr. is permanently moving in with New Girl.

The actor, who currently recurs as Coach on the Fox comedy, has been promoted to series regular status for Season 4.

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The Happy Endings alum starred in the New Girl pilot, but his commitment to the aforementioned ABC laugher prevented him from continuing with the series.

When Happy Endings met an unhappy ending and was canceled, Wayans returned to Girl for a four-episode arc, eventually becoming a “special guest star” for the remainder of Season 3.